After The Gold Rush

ISBN 10 : 9780801897801
ISBN 13 : 0801897807

Their dramatic story exposes the underside of the American dream and the haunting consequences of trying to strike it rich...

The Fruits Of Natural Advantage

ISBN 10 : 0520920201
ISBN 13 : 9780520920200

The once arid valleys and isolated coastal plains of California are today the center of fruit production in the United States. Steven Stoll explains how a class of capitalist farme..

Trees In Paradise A California History

ISBN 10 : 9780393078022
ISBN 13 : 0393078027

Traces the history of such iconic Californian vegetation as orange trees, giant redwoods, and palm trees, including the impact the vegetation had on the people living and working i..

Rush For Riches

ISBN 10 : 9780520214019
ISBN 13 : 0520214013

This book carries the story of the world's first gold rush from 1849 through the free-for-all decades of the 1860s and 70's and on to the climactic year 1884. J. S. Holliday descri..